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2021 Jeep Gladiator Pickup Truck Adds Texas-Only Texas Trail Trim

  • The 2021 Jeep Gladiator lineup has added a new trim level called the Texas Trail that’s only sold in Texas.
  • Along with unique exterior decals and special interior accents, the Texas Trail features gloss-black 17-inch wheels and 32-inch mud-terrain tires.
  • The Gladiator Texas Trail is currently on sale at Texas Jeep dealerships.

    Texas now has its own version of the 2021 Jeep Gladiator pickup truck: the new Texas Trail model, which will be exclusively sold in the Lone Star State with a starting price of $41,930.

    For anyone wondering why the Gladiator lineup doesn’t offer a Delaware or Idaho special edition, Jeep says the Texas Trail model was created to celebrate the largest truck market in America, and that happens to be in the country’s second-largest state.

    Based on the Sport S trim, the Texas Trail is equipped with gloss-black 17-inch rims shod with 32-inch mud-terrain tires and the Trailer

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    Letting Dogs Ride in Pickup Truck Beds May Become Illegal in Utah

    • American Humane makes the astonishing claim that as many as 100,000 dogs are killed each year riding unrestrained in the back of a pickup truck.
    • A new state legislator in Utah has introduced the Transportation of Dogs Act to make sure this potentially dangerous activity becomes illegal.
    • Currently, only six states have specific laws against this sort of thing.

      The state of Utah is about to consider legislation to make it illegal to let your dog(s) ride in the bed of a pickup truck. One impetus for the bill is the outrage that was created when the Utah Humane Society video (below) of a dog standing on a truck zooming down the highway went viral. Unrestrained dogs can be tossed around in the bed or fall off while the truck is moving—a problem with an easy solution, but even easy may be too hard for people used to the practice.

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      Lordstown Endurance Unveiled, Claiming It Will Be First EV Pickup Out

      • The new EV maker Lordstown Motors officially unveiled its first vehicle, the 600-hp Endurance pickup, at a live event today at its Ohio assembly plant.
      • Lordstown says the truck will have a towing capacity of 6000 pounds and will be priced starting at $52,500 before tax credits.
      • The trucks will be delivered to fleet customers first, in early 2021, with other customers getting it starting in late 2021.

        Lordstown Motors unveiled its Endurance light-duty electric pickup truck at the Lordstown Assembly Plant in Ohio today at a live event attended by media. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and Vice President Mike Pence both appeared and gave political-campaign-style speeches. Lordstown showed the truck in full for the first time but didn’t provide any new information on the truck’s engineering, although the company has promised it will be groundbreaking.

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        We’d already seen teaser images of the truck, but this is our

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        2021 Ford F-150 Pickup Is Less of an Overhaul Than We Expected

        • The massively popular Ford F-150 pickup is new for 2021 with some added work-oriented productivity features, larger touchscreens, and the addition of a hybrid powertrain.
        • Four gasoline engines and one diesel are carried over from the previous generation, and the new hybrid model has a 3.5-liter EcoBoost. The electric version of the pickup isn’t coming for a couple more years.
        • The 2021 Ford F-150 will arrive this fall, and pricing is expected to start at around $30,000 for the XL model and reach upwards of $70,000 for the Limited model.

          Ford is introducing the 2021 F-150 as an all-new truck. But when you get down to the details and look at this new generation of the best-selling truck, it doesn’t actually seem all that changed from the 2020 model. There have been a few exterior tweaks, the addition of some useful productivity features, bigger touchscreens, and the addition of a

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